The articles that caught my eye over the past week.
Glenn Black, a yoga teacher of nearly four decades….has come to believe that “the vast majority of people” should give up yoga altogether. It’s simply too likely to cause harm.
Today many schools of yoga are just about pushing people,” Black said. “You can’t believe what’s going on — teachers jumping on people, pushing and pulling and saying, ‘You should be able to do this by now.’
Conditions such as Alzheimer's may be linked to mid-life stress. Divorce, bereavement and trouble at work can all be factors
Swedish study finds that effects of trauma can be traced decades later.
Scientists in Taiwan studied records 23,000 people over 10 years. Those with depression 3.24 times more likely to be develop Parkinson's
Age and hard-to-treat Parkinson's risk factors, scientists said
Exercise can work better than drugs at preventing death in heart and stroke patients, research reveals
The study is the first to compare the effects of physical activity with taking prescription drugs, such as statins and beta blockers
ALN-PCS cuts bad cholesterol by more than half, first human tests show. The new pill could be used for the one in five patients intolerant to statins
Findings from the first tests in humans show the potential benefits of an agent that works in a different way to statins. The drug blocks production of a protein that destroys receptors that normally clear harmful LDL cholesterol from the blood.
Are we a step closer to curing jet lag? Scientists identify hormone that prevents body and brain from adjusting to new time zones
Hormone vasopressin stops the body rapidly adjusting to new time zones. A vasopressin-suppressing pill could, therefore, reduce jet lag.Posted by Jill Fallon at October 7, 2013 10:48 AM | Permalink
Such a pill could also help rotational shift workers adjust to their schedule